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Investment & Support for the Liverpool City Region and the North West

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MSIF Personnel

Lisa Greenhalgh :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Chief Executive Officer

Lisa is a director and the Chief Executive Officer at MSIF.

She oversees the running of MSIF’s entire operation including its investment strategy and ongoing business strategy including raising new funds.

Paul Humphray :: Board Members :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Director

Paul oversees loans of all sizes through both of MSIF’s currently investing funds.

He is an experienced business lender having worked at MSIF for 10 years prior to which he spent 27 years at NatWest Bank as a Senior Business Manager and in Credit Control roles.

Investment Director

Simon joins MSIF as an investment director to oversee MSIF’s larger loans and equity investments having previously worked on MSIF’s Venture Fund which closed for investment in 2008.

Simon has a wealth of corporate finance, fundraising and venture capital experience, having bought, run and sold a number of businesses, both as an owner manager himself, and on behalf of clients, including a number of regional institutional funds.

Marion Savill:: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Director

Marion is responsible for MSIF’s relationships with businesses where we have an existing equity investment, and also works on new investment opportunities.

She is an experienced investor who previously worked for 3i, leading on numerous equity deals, and working with boards to grow the value of their companies.

Sue Chambers :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Manager

Sue Chambers is an Investment Manager.

She joined MSIF in 2013 bringing with her a wealth of experience in small business lending having spent over 20 years working for Nat West Bank.

Andy Jones :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Manager

Andy Jones is an investment manager who oversees loans to start ups and established businesses.

Prior to joining MSIF, Andy has been working as a Commercial Finance Broker which followed a 10 year career at Business Link Northwest.

Jim Moore

Investment Manager

Jim Moore joins as an investment manager from Nat West in Liverpool. He will work with MSIF investment director Paul Humphray on larger loans and mezzanine investments.

Jim worked in banking for 33 years having joined Williams & Glyn in 1983 which became RBS in 1985.

Andy Critchley

Investment Manager

Andy joins MSIF as an Investment Manager to work on MSIF’s equity investments.

Andy is a Chartered Accountant, and trained with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Jeff Cummins

Portfolio Manager

Jeff will be working alongside Portfolio Director, Marion Savill.

He will be responsible for MSIF's relationships with businesses where there is an existing equity investment, and will also work on new opportunities alongside the current investment team.

Laura Moss :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Financial Controller

Laura joins MSIF as Financial Controller having spent 18 years in the finance team at LJMU.

She provides a full range of support to the COO including providing management and financial accounts, developing budgetary models and helping to develop the commercial strategy of the company.

Steve Hitchen :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF

Post Investment Support Manager

Steve is MSIF's Post Investment Support Manager, providing post investment support to all current and new MSIF clients.

He spends a lot of his time visiting clients, helping them with any issues they may have, and monitoring their progress.

Emma Rogers :: MSIF Personnel :: MSIF :: Merseyside Special Investment Fund

Investment Support Manager

Emma’s provides a variety of support to the investment team helping to manage the investment process including covers writing the offer letters, and, most importantly drawing down the money!

She also supports the accounts team by helping with the payroll, preparation of reports, invoice payment and assistance with preparing accounts.

Clare Brookfield

Monitoring and Support Officer

Clare joins MSIF as the Monitoring & Support Officer, working on MSIF’s equity investments.

Prior to joining MSIF, Clare worked at Handelsbanken as an Account Support Manager.

Lauren Metcalf

Marketing Manager

Lauren manages all of MSIF's Marketing and Communications activity, including the MSIF Finance Hub and the LCR Angel Network.

Lauren joined MSIF in August 2018, and has been tasked with maintaining and increasing the awareness of MSIF across the Liverpool City Region, North West and North Wales.

Elliot Ward :: MSIF Personnel

Administrator

Elliot has worked at MSIF for just over 2 years. He works alongside Emma on MSIF administrative tasks and also within the MSIF Finance Hub.

He has recently completed his NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration.